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New York Times, Friday, July 6, 1984

1-Across : Round Table hero

Author:
John H. Hales
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
John H. Hales has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,659
Across
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Round Table hero : GALAHAD
8
Downy surface : NAP
11
Pioneer suffragist's initials : SBA
14
Go ___ (try on one's own) : ITALONE
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Get on : AGE
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Dernier ___ (newest fashion) : CRI
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Hiawatha's grandmother : NOKOMIS
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Calls to quarters : TATTOOS
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Condiment : RELISH
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Rommel, the Desert Fox : ERWIN
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Pipe bends : ELLS
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French air squadron : ESCADRILLE
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Caviar : ROE
29
Kind of fork : TUNING
30
Strict disciplinarian : MARTINET
34
King Lear's second daughter : REGAN
37
Bedizened : ADORNED
38
Shipworms : TEREDOS
40
Cache of valuables : STASH
41
Female social club : SORORITY
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Guianan dugout canoe : CORIAL
44
Legal point : RES
45
Dull : LACKLUSTER
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"___ we forget ... " : LEST
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See eye to eye : AGREE
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Cylindrical : TERETE
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One who pines : YEARNER
55
Unyielding : ADAMANT
59
U.S.N.A. grad. : ENS
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One-fifth of DLV : CXI
61
Drummer of a sort : TABORER
62
Civil or human follower: Abbr. : RTS
63
Bus-sched. entry : ETA
64
Trap : ENSNARE
Down
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This may need a tonic : GIN
2
From ___ Z : ATO
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"Mighty ___ a Rose" : LAK
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Offhand expression in Paris : ALORS
5
Plate at Shea : HOME
6
Old-womanish : ANILE
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Refrained from : DESISTED
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Hale fellow : NATHAN
9
Moslem bigwig : AGA
10
Pop pianist : PETERNERO
11
Show displeasure : SCOWL
12
Tumult : BROIL
13
River flowing into the Oise : AISNE
19
Roy Rogers's palomino : TRIGGER
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Rabbit's tail : SCUT
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Writer Bombeck : ERMA
24
Places a burden upon : LOADS
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Squirrellike rodent : LEROT
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More urgent : DIRER
31
Sleuth : TRACKER
32
Arrogance : INSOLENCE
33
India's first prime minister : NEHRU
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C'est-___ (namely) : ADIRE
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Observes : NOTES
38
Endure : TOLERATE
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School supt.'s domain : SYST
41
Glut : SATE
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Adriatic peninsula : ISTRIA
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Cake part : LAYER
46
Bond or Smiley : AGENT
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Insensitive : CRASS
48
V-shaped fortification : REDAN
49
"Caveat emptor" item : LEMON
52
Diners' concerns : TABS
54
Opposite of int. : EXT
56
Macaw : ARA
57
Saul's grandfather or uncle : NER
58
Quattro preceder : TRE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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